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Supercharger

Auto Systems and Repair

A supercharger is a mechanically driven air compressor that forces air into the engine’s induction system. This provides more oxygen to the cylinders for increased power from the combustion process.

Symptoms of Wear or Failure

  • Check Engine Light may come on
  • Lack of power
  • Abnormal noise

Related Repair Advice

  • When the supercharger is replaced, the drive belt and tensioner should be inspected and replaced if need be

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